Billet Washer

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Forthman
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Billet Washer

Postby Forthman » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:53 pm

Hi,

at the request of Kunda1, I open this post to present my last "small" project : a Billet Washer.

Billets are aluminium alloy bars (ø200mm x 8m long) used in industry to make aluminium profiles.
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the purpose of this washer, is to clean the billets stored out before entering the oven to avoid defects during extrusion.

some pictures of the project:
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A 400L tank feeds a booster pump (230 PSI)
Water is sprayed through six nozzles
the water turns in a closed circuit.
prefilter plates are arranged in the tank, and a filter before the pump removes the finest particles
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Re: Billet Washer

Postby Forthman » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:05 pm

And some pictures :
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I wrote above that it was a "small" project ...
In fact, this washer will be part of a larger project which should be released in less than a year. :P
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Re: Billet Washer

Postby user1234 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:14 am

Very good job!
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Re: Billet Washer

Postby PrzemoF » Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:50 pm

Looks very good! Did you do any drawings as part of the project as well?